bodyshop Awards 2022 – T&Cs

  • Nominations for the bodyshop Awards 2022 and 30 under 30: Rising Stars 2022 opened on 4 March 2022 and will close on 31 May 2022.
  • The bodyshop Awards 2022 and 30 under 30: Rising Stars 2022 are free to enter.
  • Entries for the bodyshop Awards 2022 and 30 under 30: Rising Stars 2022 must describe in detail individual / business / work / training methods and successes completed during the period 1 April 2021-4 May 2022.
  • Nominations for the bodyshop Awards 2022 can be submitted in multiple relevant categories, including:
    • Bodyshop Manager or the Year
    • Single-site Bodyshop of the Year
    • Multi-Site Bodyshop of the Year
    • New Single-Site Bodyshop of the Year
    • Restoration Bodyshop of the Year
    • New Technology Award*
    • Insurer of the Year*
    • Technical Training Provider of the Year
    • Vehicle Manufacturer of the Year
    • Environmental Trailblazer Award
    • Supply Chain Partner of the Year
    • Advanced Technologies Technician of the Year
    • Paint Technician of the Year
    • Panel Technician of the Year
    • Apprentice Paint Technician of the Year
    • Apprentice Panel Technician of the Year
    • VDA of the Year
  • Nominations must be submitted using the online forms below and completed using the official category entry forms which are emailed to the nominator and/or nominee after the initial online submission is received.
  • Any entries submitted by WeTransfer, Dropbox or any other method not mentioned above are ineligible and will be disqualified without further notice.
  • By entering the bodyshop Awards 2022 or 30 under 30: Rising Stars 2022, you consent to being contacted and your data being held and used for the purposes of awards assessment, communication and promotion.
  • Following preliminary assessments, up to five finalists will be selected in the bodyshop Awards categories. These finalists will then be further assessed to determine a winner by an independent judging panel featuring 15 representatives from across the UK collision repair industry, plus three from bodyshop magazine. The bodyshop magazine representatives have no voting rights on the judging panel.
  • The judging panel for the bodyshop Awards 2022 will convene in July 2022.
  • Decisions by the judging panel are final and no further correspondence will be entered into.
  • Entrants into the bodyshop Awards 2022 practical categories – for technicians, apprentices and vehicle damage assessors – are required to complete an online assessment. To advance to the next round of the competition, participants must achieve a minimum score set by the judges and up to four contestants move forward to the next round in the technician and apprentice categories, and up to 12 advance in the VDA competition.
  • All bodyshop Awards 2022 finalists and the winners of the 30 under 30: Rising Stars 2022 will be celebrated during the bodyshop Awards 2022 event at ICC Wales on 6 October 2022.
  • The winner in each bodyshop Awards 2022 category and all 30 under 30: Rising Stars 2022 awards recipients will receive a unique trophy.

*Online Repairer Vote:

  • The online vote is the only way to register a vote for the New Technology Award and Insurer of the Year award.
  • One vote per email/IP address will be recorded. All votes will be checked and verified.
  • bodyshop will announce the winner of these two categories during the bodyshop Awards 2022 on 6 October at the ICC Wales.
  • The open and close dates of the vote will be made public online. Any votes registered outside of those dates will not be counted.
  • bodyshop (Plenham Ltd) employees are not eligible to vote.